Paolo Montalbán is a Filipino-American actor. He started his acting career in the late 1990s, debuting in the TV movie Cinderella. He next starred as Kung Lao in the television series Mortal Kombat: Conquest. In 2001, he made his big screen debut in the Filipino film American Adobo. He later landed a role in the movie The Great Raid. After this, he guest-starred in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In the 2010s, he first had a performance in the film Just Wright. He next had one-time roles in such television shows as City of Dreams, Nurse Jackie, and The Blacklist. He also appeared in 2 episodes of Madam Secretary.